Malaysia at the Paralympics

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Malaysia at the Paralympic Games

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IPC code  MAS
NPC Malaysian Paralympic Council
Website www.paralympic.org.my (English)
Paralympic history
Summer Games

Malaysia made its Paralympic Games début at the 1972 Summer Paralympics in Heidelberg, with a delegation of three athletes, all of whom competed in both track and field and weightlifting. The country was then absent for three consecutive editions of the Summer Paralympics, before making its return at the 1988 Games in Seoul. Malaysia has participated in every subsequent edition of the Summer Paralympics, but has never entered the Winter Paralympics.[1]

Malaysians have won a total of ten medals at the Paralympic Games: three gold, two silver and five bronze. Four of these medals have been obtained in weightlifting or its successor sport, powerlifting. Powerlifter Siow Lee Chan, in 2008, was both Malaysia's first female Paralympic medallist, and the first Malaysian in sixteen years to have won a Paralympic medal.[2] In 2016, Malaysia won its first ever gold medal in athletics.[3]

Summer Paralympic Games[edit]

Medals by individual[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Bronze Perumal Mariappan South Korea 1988 Seoul Weightlifting Men's 57 kg
 Silver Cheok Kon Fatt Spain 1992 Barcelona Weightlifting Men's 52 kg
 Bronze Perumal Mariappan Men's 60 kg
 Bronze Mohamad Khasseri[4] Othman Athletics Men's high jump B2
 Bronze Siow Lee Chan China 2008 Beijing Powerlifting Women's 56 kg
 Silver Hasihin Sanawi United Kingdom 2012 London Archery Men's individual recurve W1/W2
 Bronze Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli Athletics Men's shot put F20
 Gold Mohamad Rizwan Mohamad Puzi Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Men's 100m T36
 Gold Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli Athletics Men's shot put T20/F20
 Gold Abdul Latif Romly Athletics Men's Long Jump T20/F20
 Bronze Siti Noor Radiah Ismail Athletics Women's Long jump T20/F20

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